Friday, January 23, 2004

The Weh Weh Game:

"In the middle of the 19th Century our Chinese Immigrants brought the number oracle game of Weh Weh with them to Trinidad and Tobago. In the 1930s this gambling game was run illegally in downtown Port of Spain. The 'banker' had to pick different spots each day ( a street corner, a bar or shop) from where his 'runners' picked up the bets from the gamblers..."

more here: Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Child-Play Weh